EDUC 130   Foundations of Early Childhood Education* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : (RDG 096 or RDG 126) or College Reading Readiness.

This introductory survey course is designed to provide students with current information on topics relevant to employment in early childhood programs. The course explores the historical and philosophical roots of early childhood education, general principles in child development, the teacher's role, values and ethics in early childhood education, curriculum design, and classroom management. Twenty hours of observation in a group childcare setting are required.

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